Christmas Time in the Bee Yard – KM131

In this episode we are talking about Beekeeping in Belfast, A famous Beekeeping Author has passed and What kind of Sugar is good for bees.

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Summer Awesomeness in New Zealand Beekeeping – KM118

Ho Ho Ho, The Joy of Christmas is on its way. We are drinking Mead and talking about The Auckland Beekeepers Club 70th Birthday, the Manuka Wars Continues and a New Tool in the Battle Against a Bee-Killing Bacteria.

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A Tale of Three Swarms

Well guys its swarming season season here in New Zealand, we have had a few days of summer weather and the bees have made good use of it. We attended three swarms in the Auckland Region.

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Lots to Bee Getting on With! – KM126

kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode we talk about Fascinating and interesting Honey Bee Facts, Being too close may cause hive losses and Who got kicked out of a farmers market?

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The Kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Podcast #6 – NBA Workshop – Political – Ministry for Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries Paul Bolger – Senior Policy Analyst spoke about funding avenues and government industry agreements with proposals for industry surveillance. In terms of the industry funding, Paul explained that government more likely to support those industries who match funding $ for $.

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Beekeeping in the Hills of Wellington – We talk to Jim Hepburn – KM125

Jim and Jill went up the hill not to collect water but keep bees successfully in the hills of Wellington. Learn how they deal with the Wellington winds and how they manage to keep bees alive while being busy people.

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Whats Blooming at kiwimana HQ….beekeeping, apiary, gardens, flowers

Its now well into Autumn here in New Zealand – April 2015. This beekeeping season we have really enjoyed a long Summer even though the honey flow was late, our Honey Bee splits were late – its been pretty challenging all-round this Bee Season but all-in-all we have now have some strong colonies going in to Winter.

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